What is Phairo?

Phairo is an Australian Designed and Australian Made cycling headwear designed to keep the sweat off your face while you ride. Since it was first designed in 2004, the Phairo has gone through some extensive and rigorous testing over more than a hundred thousand kilometres in all conditions in all seasons with over 30 test riders.

And what do the test riders say? Simply that “It Works!”

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Errata: The RRP that Bicycling Australia printed in the May/June Issue is ex.GST (as Phairo sells outside Australia as well). For an Australian purchase, the GST incl. price is $25 for the Off-the Shelf Phairo.

Phairo White

Phairo Red

Phairo Blue

Phairo Ochre

NEW – Women Specific PONY

The Pony allows a High or Low pony tail to exit through the back. In Race or Recreation Cut.

NEW – Phairo Camo

The Phairo Camo works just like the original Phairo to leave the sweat behind

NEW – Phairo Fluoro

The New Phairo Fluoro comes in 5 bright fluoro colours to help you stand out in style.

Oneoffs – SALE!

These Fully Sublimated Phairos were made as duplicates. If you would like any of these, they are priced at the base Phairo price of $25. The colour is best viewed on a desktop screen, but be aware that your monitor display may differ from the actual colour.
Colours from Left to Right 577-3248-376-376

Sublimated Phairo

We can do a large range of colours with our single artwork.
Conditions apply

Phairo Custom

Your Team artwork in Your Team Colours.
A $50 setup fee applies.

Phairo Tugs

These Phairo Dog Tugs are made from off-cut Phairo fabric. They are best used as an interactive tug toy for you and your dog. They are not intended as a chew toy. So if your dog is an over zealous chewer, then remove the tug after play for safe keeping until next time you’re ready to play with Fido.

Phairo comes in three styles, ‘Race’ and ‘Recreation’ and ‘Pony’.
Race and Recreation are essentially the same, but the Race cut is 5cm shorter, leaving it with less drape at the back of the neck. The Recreation cut gives you the option to get more sun coverage on the back of the neck with more drape. They have both been tested up to 90km/h and still, it can’t be noticed flapping around. You will forget you are even wearing it, except that most of the sweat will not be running through your eyes and into your glasses.
The Pony comes in both Race and Recreation cut, but also has an opening at the back to allow a ponytail out.

Phairo will change your riding experience.

Race Cut

Less drape at neck for those that like that race feel

Recreation Cut

More drape at neck for sun protection

The Pony

The Pony has a 14cm opening to allow a high or low ponytail out

Phairo Pony


Backorders – If your choice shows ‘Backordered’ it is usually custom made for you. It may take up to 4 weeks, but most often quicker.

How to wear a Phairo

Part 1: Introduction

Part 3: Tips 1

Part 2: How to Wear

Part 4: Tips 2


Tandem Cyclist says, “A must try out”

Dean C: Tandem Cyclist – Brisbane, Australia. Tandem Cyclist, Dean, says Phairo Headwear, “A Must try out” “Dean loves wearing Phairo Headwear as it keeps his head from getting sunburnt and keeps the sweat out of his eyes. These are a must to try out!” Related Link:  Sporting Wheelies

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The Ultimate Allrounder (all year round)

The Ultimate Allrounder I have been privileged to have been using the Phairo for a number of years now. In my experience, the Phairo is the ultimate allrounder. It keeps the sweat away from my eyes when it gets warm, without overheating my head but also provides good ear and head protection when the weather turns […]

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“I Love mine” by Glenn Saddler, World Duathlon Championships’ Competitor

Thank you for the opportunity to try and use the Phairo Headwear product.  I love mine as it has been something that I was thinking about for about 18 months.  The problem that caused me to consider looking for options was when training and racing both in cycle races and multi sport races I was […]

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“In short: it’s a winner!” By Dr Richard Bonner

In short: its a winner! Had to watch the video a few times to get it right. POSITIVES: Its comfortable, light, and absorbent. My head didn’t get hot and I didn’t get one bead of sweat on my sunglasses. It gives excellent sun protection to the back of my neck without sticking in to my […]

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Phairo Stockists

Here is a list of retailers stocking Phairo Headwear

Studio de Velo : Forest Lake Queensland

Phairo Pty Ltd

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